This collection includes theses and dissertations from the J.B. Speed School of Engineering. It is not exhaustive since most paper theses and dissertations have not been digitized. Generally, paper copies of theses and dissertations published prior to 2014 (Master of Engineering, prior to 2005) can be accessed in the University of Louisville Libraries. If you would like to add your thesis or dissertation to this collection, please see: http://ir.library.louisville.edu/about.html.

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Theses/Dissertations from 2017

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Uncovering exceptional predictions using exploratory analysis of second stage machine learning., Aneseh Alvanpour

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Peeking into the other half of the glass : handling polarization in recommender systems., Mahsa Badami

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A multi-period facility location model for service organizations operating in a competitive environment., Sven W. Brose

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Development and evaluation of a biocompatible electroactive sensor for continuous blood pressure measurement., Scott D. Cambron

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Low-resolution ADC receiver design, MIMO interference cancellation prototyping, and PHY secrecy analysis., Chen Cao

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Performance analysis of organizations as complex systems., William C. Harrington Jr.

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Data driven discovery of materials properties., Fadoua Khmaissia

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Novel III-V alloys for unassisted water splitting., Alejandro Martinez-Garcia

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Developing computer vision technology to automate pitch analysis in baseball., Mahdi Moalla

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Development and degradation analysis of novel micro and nanostructured transition metal oxide (TMO) anodes for aqueous sodium ion batteries., Santanu Mukherjee

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Vehicle make and model recognition for intelligent transportation monitoring and surveillance., Faezeh Tafazzoli

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Using a multi variate pattern analysis (MVPA) approach to decode FMRI responses to fear and anxiety., Sajjad Torabian Esfahani

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The effect of role assignment and personality subtypes in simulation on critical thinking development, situation awareness, and perceived self-efficacy of nursing baccalaureate students., Dustin Travis Weiler

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Electronic nose for analysis of volatile organic compounds in air and exhaled breath., Zhenzhen Xie

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Non-contact based structural damage assessment using stochastic subspace identification and finite element model updating., Li Yang

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A tool to evaluate sustainability of pavement maintenance projects., Yibo Zhang

Theses/Dissertations from 2016

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Gamma-radiation exposure alters the cardiovascular extracellular matrix., Nicholas Allen

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A reduced labeled samples (RLS) framework for classification of imbalanced concept-drifting streaming data., Elaheh Arabmakki

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Development and evaluation of custom prosthetic devices for a companion animal utilizing additive manufacturing., Benjamin Joseph Cahill

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Efficacy of subcutaneous electrocardiogram leads for synchronous timing and aortic root cannulation for chronic counterpulsation therapy., Stephen R. Carnahan

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Effect of non-uniform air-side velocity distribution on heat transfer model predictions for microchannel condenser., Zachary Chapin

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Development of a novel device for ventricular assist device outflow graft anastomosis., Young Choi

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The effects of ball interactions on the dynamic behavior of a ball balancer rotating at speeds above the translational resonant frequency of the system., Gregory A. Dedow

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A comparative usability study of web-based personal health records., Alexandra Doggett

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Conductive inks and films via intense pulsed light., Gabriel L. Draper

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Green logistic network design : intermodal transportation planning and vehicle routing problems., Xiaoren Duan

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Sparse feature learning for image analysis in segmentation, classification, and disease diagnosis., Ehsan Hosseini-Asl

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Study of spatiotemporal rainfall structure and optimized local radar rainfall application to urban watershed, Louisville, Kentucky, 2010-2014., Jin-Young Hyun

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Mechanical properties and microstructure evolution of 17-4 PH stainless steel processed by laser-powered bed fusion., Harish Irrinki

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A CAD system for early diagnosis of autism using different imaging modalities., Marwa Maher Tawfik Ismail

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Dynamic warehouse optimization using predictive analytics., Parvaneh Jahani

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Simulation modeling for energy consumption of residential consumers in response to demand side management., Prajwal Khadgi

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Order picking strategies for healthcare warehouses., Ehsan Khodabandeh

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Foot strike patterns and body alignment effects on muscle activity during running., Nicole Knapp

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OSEM : occupant-specific energy monitoring., Anand S. Kulkarni

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The electropolishing of electron beam melting, additively manufactured TI6AL4V titanium : relevance, process parameters and surface finish., Austin Lassell

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Practical knowledge in electrical engineering : applying lessons from industry to the classroom., Tayce Lassiter

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An adaptable fuzzy-based model for predicting link quality in robot networks., Christopher J. Lowrance

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Fabrication, characterization and skin permeation of antoxidant-loaded lipid vesicles for transdermal drug delivery., Emily Martin

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Mental workload measurement for competitive video games., Jamal McFarland

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A radial basis function method for solving optimal control problems., Hossein Mirinejad

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A preliminary study of the relationship between complexity, motivation, and design quality., Philip John Mountain

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Scalable production and applications of metal oxide nanowires., Tu Quang Nguyen

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Experimental observation of the relationship between the pressure drop and flow rate of radial flow through porous media., Matthew William Okruch

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An integrated economic equilibrium model for electricity markets., Swapna Pothabathula

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Strategies and techniques for fabricating MEMS bistable thermal actuators., Dilan Ratnayake

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Reflectivity of light emitting diodes (LED) and incandescent lights on concrete and asphalt pavements., Jeremy Elliott Rice

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Mixing and mean age in multiphase systems., David Chandler Russ

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Direct band gap gallium antimonide phosphide (GaSbxP1-x) for solar fuels., Harry Benjamin Russell

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Psychophysiological analysis of a pedagogical agent and robotic peer for individuals with autism spectrum disorders., Mohammad Nasser Saadatzi

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A non-invasive diagnostic system for early assessment of acute renal transplant rejection., Mohamed Nazih Mohamed Ibrahim Shehata

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Computational methods for the analysis of functional 4D-CT chest images., Ahmed Soliman Naeem Soliman

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Operational decision making for medical clinics through the use of simulation and multi-attribute utility theory., Bo Sun

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Automated analysis of cancerous histological samples., Thomas Allen Tennill

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Model validation and transition to turbulence in orbiting culture dishes., Jonathan Michael D. Thomas

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Microfluidic platform for impedance characterization of endothelial cells under fluid shear stress., Vanessa Velasco

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The influence of superabsorbent polymer (cassava startch) on the rheological behavior of cement pastes., James Wong

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Production and inventory control in complex production systems using approximate dynamic programming., Han Wu

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Optimization models and algorithms for demand response in smart grid., Guangyang Xu

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Single carrier frequency domain equalization and energy efficiency optimization for MIMO cognitive radio., Xiaohui Zhang

Theses/Dissertations from 2015

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Assessing the water quality benefits of green infrastructure stormwater control measures., Sam Abdollahian

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Computational methods to predict and enhance decision-making with biomedical data., Behnaz Abdollahi

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Heat transfer mechanisms in water-based nanofluids., Masoudeh Ahmadi

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Experimental and analytical study of an open cathode polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell., Alex Martin Bates

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A forensics software toolkit for DNA steganalysis., Marc Bjoern Beck

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Multiple instance fuzzy inference., Amine Ben Khalifa

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Performing a steady-state seepage analysis using SEEP/W : a primer for engineering students., Matthew R. Broaddus, 1990-

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Application of the aeroacoustic analogy to a shrouded, subsonic, radial fan., Bryan Buccieri

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Plasma catalysis using low melting point metals., Maria Carreon

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Mechanics of electrode materials in lithium battery applications., Jubin Chen

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Exclusive-or preprocessing and dictionary coding of continuous-tone images., Takiyah K. Cooper

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Development of a surrogate bruising detection system to describe potential bruising patterns associated with common childhood falls., Raymond Dsouza

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An island-based approach for RNA-SEQ differential expression analysis., Abdallah Eteleeb

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Evaluation of two-phase evaporation pressure drop correlations for low refrigerant mass flux., Anna Fenko

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3D-reconstruction of human jaw from a single image : integration between statistical shape from shading and shape from shading., Mohamad Ghanoum 1990-

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Community engagement, environmental education, and public outreach in sustainable engineering : a collaborative demonstration project for water treatment using natural processes and sustainable materials., Venkata Durga Prasad Gullapalli

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Spare parts on demand using additive manufacturing : a simulation model for cost evaluation., Stefan Jedeck

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Speech data analysis for semantic indexing of video of simulated medical crises., Shuangshuang Jiang

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DOSI in novel geometry dishes, Jonathan Lawrence Lambert Jones

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Performance analysis of a Copper II Sulfate Pentahydrate based thermogalvanic cell., Steffen Krebs, 1991-

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Novel biomechanical test method for cancellous bone screws and screw augmentation with cement., Kevin Lancaster

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Data driven comprehensive assessment of the performance of stormwater best management practices., Shanshan Li

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Feasibility testing of chill filtration of brown spirits to increase product stability., Juan Cristobal Merizalde Carrillo

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Face modeling for face recognition in the wild., Eslam AbdelFattah Mostafa

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Macro model for solid and perforated masonry infill shear walls., Farid Nemati

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Shape analysis of the human brain., Matthew Joseph Nitzken 1987-

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Simulation-based optimization of mitigation strategies for pandemic influenza., Arsalan Paleshi

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Bi-stable buckled energy harvesters actuated via torque arms., Daniel Allen Porter

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Artifical neural network models for the analysis of permeable pavement performance., Ata Radfar

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Model of a tubular perfusion bioreactor using computational fluid dynamics., Matthew James Robeson 1991-

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Vanadium trichloride thermochemical solar energy storage system analysis., Caleb Michael Rogers

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Fibroblast-derived extracellular matrix: an alternative cell culture substrate that alters lung cancer cell line phenotype., Michael Thomas Scherzer

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Synthesis, optimization, and degradation of a fish glue/PLGA polymer., Adam T. Schworer 1989-

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Geotechnical laboratory characterization of sand-zeolite mixtures., Hong Shang, 1984-

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Development of a neuromusculoskeletal computer model in a chondrodystrophic dog., Gregory Russo States

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New visible light absorber for solar fuels : Ga(Sbx)N1-x alloys., Swathi Sunkara

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The production, properties and applications of the zinc imidazolate, ZIF-8., John L. Tatarko Jr.

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Nanoscale electrode architectures for electrochemical energy conversion and storage., Venkat Kalyan Vendra

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Optimization of support structures for selective laser melting., Kai Zeng

Theses/Dissertations from 2014

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Three-dimensional modeling of the human jaw/teeth using optics and statistics., Aly Saber Abdelrahim